CAIR Challenges Feds' Use of 'State Secrets' in Va. No-Fly List Case

Gulet(WASHINGTON, D.C., 7/8/14) –- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, announced today that it has filed a motion in opposition to an affidavit submitted by Attorney General Eric Holder invoking the "state secrets privilege" in Virginia Muslim Gulet Mohamed's no-fly case.

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NSA Interception of Americans' Personal Data Will Undermine Political Participation

NSA-sat-dish(WASHINGTON, D.C., 7/7/2014) -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization, today expressed concern about new revelations of the overbroad surveillance authority granted to the National Security Agency (NSA) and other intelligence agencies. CAIR noted that, based on the experience of American Muslim communities in the last decade, such surveillance can significantly undermine legitimate political activities.

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